I prefer to serve dishes with a red sauce like this on darker colored plates, preferably earth toned. Even a little splatter of red sauce on the sides of a light colored plate does not look so nice to me. But we did not have a darker colored plate, so here you are.
It's taking me longer to post all the recipes from the Iftar photo than it did me to cook them!
1 beef tongue (boil in water for about 20 minutes, peel off the skin with a very sharp knife) 750 gr- 1kg de langue de boeuf
3 tomatoes concassee 3 tomates
2 red bell peppers chopped 2 poivrons rouges hachees
1 onion chopped 1 oignon hache
2 carrots cut into rounds 2 carrottes coupees en rondelles
1 branch of celery chopped 1 branche de celeri hache
2 bay leaves 2 feuilles de laurier
Optional herbs include thyme, basil, flat leaf parsely or coriander leaf.
Vineger or lemon juice Vinaigre ou jus de citron
Spices my ras el hanout or you can keep it simple and use cumin, paprika and turmeric.
Salt and pepper Sel et poivre
Olive oil Huile d'olive
(other versions include olives, chick peas, garlic or artichokes)